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COL L EGE
CU College of
Nursing Professor
Proved To Be a
Force of Change
for People With
Intellectual Disability
MARILYN KRAJICEK RETIRES AFTER 50 YEARS,
LEAVING A LEGACY OF CARING FOR CHILDREN
By Deborah Sherman
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CU College of Nursing | Spring/Summer 2022
hen Marilyn Krajicek, EdD, RN, FAAN,
was a young college student in Omaha,
NE in the 1960s, a worldwide movement
was underway to change the
perception and treatment of people
with intellectual disabilities. The
movement, led by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, took a " bold
new approach " to addressing the needs of the neglected
population. Hundreds of millions of dollars were poured
into new programs to educate, serve, and deliver humane
care to people with intellectual disabilities. Those efforts
eventually led to the formation of the US Special Olympics
in 1968. While Shriver carried the torch, the young Marilyn
chose to be a soldier for the cause, a champion for people
with intellectual disabilities.
After 50 years on her watch, teams of healthcare workers,
childcare providers, nurses, doctors, researchers, and
parents around the world now work together to ensure
children with intellectual disabilities step out of the

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